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21 Nov 16: Clare in the Community (Series 11, Ep 1)

Episode 1 – Fight Them On The Beaches Clare is in charge of a day at the seaside for some elderly residents of the estate. They turn out to be a bit more feisty than the Sparrowhawk team were expecting, which makes it tricky for…

20/11/2016

Helen and Pat have interesting reading, and battlelines are drawn at Home Farm.

Dinosaur Extinction Crater Probed

The results from drilled geological samples of the Chicxulub crater have just been published. The crater off the coast of Mexico is thought to have been made by a meteor striking the Earth 66 million years ago. The strike and resultant ‘sterilisation effects’ on the…

Snooker, Sex and Soho

Caroline Barker brings you the stories of the week, from the adventurer facing death head on rowing the Pacific from Japan to Alaska, to the youngest and most controversial heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson and how the new language of cricket on the radio, is…

What’s Left of Iraq’s Nimrud?

The ancient city of Nimrud in Northern Iraq has been liberated from Islamic State control, but how much damage has been done during the two year occupation? Dr Mark Altaweel discusses the situation. Also in the programme, which books make it into US prisons? As…

Burnt

From the golden crust on a perfectly-baked loaf, to a crispy, crunchy potato chip – do you ever wonder why food that’s been browned or charred, can smell, taste and look so good? It’s one of cooking’s most important flavour secrets. But it’s now at…

The Now Show 18 November 2016

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by Andy Zaltzman, Pippa Evans, Tez Ilyas, Gemma Arrowsmith and Matt Burgess to present the news via topical stand up and sketches. Topics this week include the fallout from the US election result, the rise of ‘improv politics’…

18/11/2016

Rob makes his demands, and Kenton is accosted.

Finding Allah at 33rpm

Abdul-Rehman Malik takes us on a musical journey to how he and other believers have found Allah through music. Malik discovered the music of Islam by diving into his father’s old records and tapes. He recalls how music disappeared from his home for a number…

Freezing your body

Would you want to be cryogenically preserved after death? After a 14 year girl won a legal battle to have her body preserved shortly before she died, we hear about how cryogenics works and the ethics around it. We’ll hear from others signing up to…